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Homeowner Kevin Dakin shows the first two albums Elvis ever put out, which he found in the house he and his wife, Kjeryn, recently purchased. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lakers uncover box of historical mementos

Sylvan Lake town councillor Kjeryn Dakin and her husband, Kevin, recently purchased…

Sylvan Lake’s Flannel & Feast event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the library parking lot. (Photo submitted)

Join the cabin lifestyle

Come out to Sylvan Lake’s Flannel & Feast event

Tickst for the Sept. 29 show are available at Once Again New & Consignment Boutique. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Charity fashion show supporting Community Partners

Helping others, one ensemble at a time. On Thursday, Sept. 29, Jeanette…

Some of the participants in this year’s Terry Fox Run, which raised $5,425. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lakers participate in annual Terry Fox Run

Sylvan Lakers gave it their all for Terry Fox on Sunday, Sept.…

Some of the participants in this year’s Terry Fox Run, which raised $5,425. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Cinzia Cappella and Vaughn Taylor, branch manager with Sylvan Lake RBC. RBC donated $500 to cover the lunches for the Women’s Wellness Retreat event. (Photo submitted)

Treat yourself to a day out

Women’s Wellness Retreat running Sept. 24

Cinzia Cappella and Vaughn Taylor, branch manager with Sylvan Lake RBC. RBC donated $500 to cover the lunches for the Women’s Wellness Retreat event. (Photo submitted)
The 2021 Smile Cookie Campaign raised $15,520. (Photo submitted)

Smile Cookie Campaign to help bring doctors to Sylvan Lake

The annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign will be running Sept. 19…

The 2021 Smile Cookie Campaign raised $15,520. (Photo submitted)
Veterans Voice of Canada/Flags of Remembrance is hosting the Walk For Veterans in Sylvan Lake on Sept. 25.

Walk For Veterans returns to Sylvan Lake Sept. 25

The 2022 Canadian Walk for Veterans will return as an in-person event…

Veterans Voice of Canada/Flags of Remembrance is hosting the Walk For Veterans in Sylvan Lake on Sept. 25.
Karen Filthaut, president of the Sylvan Lake Art Society, is pictured working on a painting. (Photo submitted)

Art Society hoping to increase membership

The Sylvan Lake Art Society (SLAS) is dedicated to providing a time…

Karen Filthaut, president of the Sylvan Lake Art Society, is pictured working on a painting. (Photo submitted)
And they’re off. The Skocdopoles held their annual Hespero Balloon Race this September long weekend. (Photo by Sheri Skocdopole Photography)

Hot air balloons over Eckville

Eckville residents may have done a double take during the long weekend…

And they’re off. The Skocdopoles held their annual Hespero Balloon Race this September long weekend. (Photo by Sheri Skocdopole Photography)
Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub. (Photo submitted)

Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub complete

A space for peace and mindfulness in Sylvan Lake is now complete.…

Sylvan Lake’s Health and Wellness Healing Hub. (Photo submitted)
A variety of cooking classes are being offered by the Sylvan Lake recreation and culture department. (File photo)

Local youth can learn to cook

Sylvan Lake’s recreation and culture department is stirring things up a bit…

A variety of cooking classes are being offered by the Sylvan Lake recreation and culture department. (File photo)
From left: H.J. Cody instructor Randall Prediger, Crucial Diesel owner Chris Jervis, Lodge 43 owner Trevor Jones and Canadian Tire Sylvan Lake owner Randy Patton with some till receipts after shopping for some much-needed items for the school’s industrial education program. (Photo submitted)

Burger sales net nearly $1,700 for H.J. Cody program

Thanks to Lodge 43 and Chris Jervis, owner of Crucial Diesel in…

From left: H.J. Cody instructor Randall Prediger, Crucial Diesel owner Chris Jervis, Lodge 43 owner Trevor Jones and Canadian Tire Sylvan Lake owner Randy Patton with some till receipts after shopping for some much-needed items for the school’s industrial education program. (Photo submitted)
Sylvan Lake will be celebrating Alberta Day on Sept. 3. (File photo)

Celebrate being Albertan

Sylvan Lake will be celebrating the first Alberta Day, Sept. 3 with…

Sylvan Lake will be celebrating Alberta Day on Sept. 3. (File photo)
The Flags of Remembrance ceremony will be held at Sylvan Lake’s Centennial Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. (Photo submitted by Al Cameron)

Sylvan Lake honouring military heroes

On Saturday, Sept. 10, Veterans Voices of Canada will be hosting their…

The Flags of Remembrance ceremony will be held at Sylvan Lake’s Centennial Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. (Photo submitted by Al Cameron)
Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library recently donated $6,259.58 to the library. Pictured from left to right, Tanya Ryga, Gail Innes, John Kloosterman, Ian Oostindie, Debbie Oostindie and Sam Kurt. Andrea Newland, library director, is seated in the chair. The group is looking for new, younger volunteers to take over.

Library group looking for new volunteers

The Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library made their final donation on…

Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library recently donated $6,259.58 to the library. Pictured from left to right, Tanya Ryga, Gail Innes, John Kloosterman, Ian Oostindie, Debbie Oostindie and Sam Kurt. Andrea Newland, library director, is seated in the chair. The group is looking for new, younger volunteers to take over.
Be more safety conscious this school year. (File photo)

Slow down: back to school means sharing the road

School days bring congestion: yellow school buses are picking up their charges,…

Be more safety conscious this school year. (File photo)
The Sylvan Lake-Opoly board game features many businesses on the board. (Outset Media)

Many local businesses featured in new Sylvan Lake board game

The Town of Sylvan Lake is being celebrated with a board game…

  • Aug 25, 2022
The Sylvan Lake-Opoly board game features many businesses on the board. (Outset Media)
From left to right: Jennifer Goodall (100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake & Area), Otis the Owl and Carol Kelly (executive director of Medicine River Wildlife Centre).

Sylvan Lake 100 Women Who Care chapter makes two donations

The local chapter of 100 Women Who Care – Sylvan Lake &…

From left to right: Jennifer Goodall (100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake & Area), Otis the Owl and Carol Kelly (executive director of Medicine River Wildlife Centre).
Chris Sadleir and his parents during the Walk To Breathe event. (Photo submitted)

Walk To Breathe goes virtual

Over the last two years, Chris Sadleir, the founder of Walk To…

Chris Sadleir and his parents during the Walk To Breathe event. (Photo submitted)
Sylvan Lake town council voted to begin the implementation of a Business Visitation Program. (Photo by iStock)

Opinions wanted from Sylvan Lake businesses

Volunteers and members of the Sylvan Lake economic development team will be…

Sylvan Lake town council voted to begin the implementation of a Business Visitation Program. (Photo by iStock)